ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Worldwide Girls’s Day celebrates the worldwide socio-economic, cultural and political achievements of girls.
And a pair of girls have not too long ago discovered they’re being honored as “Girls of Affect,” by Lehigh Valley Enterprise.
“This award is given to ladies who’ve given an affect of their group, not simply of their office, however the common total group,” stated Audra Kahr, the CFO, Chief Working Officer and Treasurer at Cedar Crest School.
Kahr and her colleague, Valerie Downing, the Vice President of Institutional Development on the faculty, are each recipients of the award this 12 months.
“She has been a blessing to Cedar Crest School and has labored actually arduous, she’s additionally a mother, so she’s doing her mother duties as nicely,” Kahr stated.
Each are mothers and each sit on a number of boards and organizations to present again to the group. Kahr says this award means a lot, to be acknowledged.
“I feel for ladies, particularly working mothers, you do not assume that is potential. You’ll be able to work, you’ll be able to obtain at excessive ranges. I am proof to say that it’s potential and that should you put your thoughts to it and work actually arduous this might occur to you,” Kahr stated.
However, as we have fun ladies around the globe, Kahr is aware of her achievement couldn’t have occurred with out those that got here earlier than her.
“All the ladies who’ve paved the best way for myself and Valerie and all the scholars we serve at Cedar Crest School, they’ve given us the footprint to the trail ahead, so to see that, let’s look forward and let’s assist one another,” Kahr stated.